10 Tips for Eating Out on a Diet


4. Watch out for caloric landmines

If the waiter offers to bring freebies to your table, you should politely decline, providing your dinner guests approve. Breadsticks, cookies and other munchies are calorie landmines that will explode on your waistline. Take charge of your dining and request a healthy option like whole wheat bread or crackers. You should also order a glass of water, which will help you feel fuller.